Motivational Interviewing for Recovery Coaches and other Peer Workers: July 16, 2024

July 16, 2024 9AM - 1PM ET
Credit Hours: 3.0
Facilitators: Jeffrey Lewis, Mark Muhammad
Location: Online Event
Training Full

CARC required trainings. Meets elective requirements for CARC recertification

Training Summary
This training for Recovery Coaches and other Peer Workers offers participants the opportunity to deepen their understanding, practice and proficiency with Motivational Interviewing, a highly regarded evidence-based practice. Participants will practice Motivational Interviewing skills and OARS strategies, adapted for non-clinical use in peer recovery support, to encourage, facilitate and support behavior change.

Learning Objectives
1. Understand the core tenets, points, processes, and spirit of Motivational Interviewing (MI).
2. Discover connections between MI and Recovery.
3. Describe and practice the four skills of MI.
4. Define and identify Change Talk.
5. Develop MI skills through role-play.

Self-Paced Assignments (online courses only)
1A – Equality, Equity, and Justice
2A – Motivational Interviewing: 4 Fundamental Processes
3A – Defining Ambivalence
3B – Motivated or Ambivalent: Do You Hear What Your Recoveree is Saying?
4A – Strategies Recovery Coaches Use to Evoke Change Talk

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